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China Auto Logistics Inc (NAS:CALI)
Days Sales Outstanding
43.74 (As of Mar. 2016)

China Auto Logistics Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $65.9 Mil. China Auto Logistics Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $137.4 Mil. Hence, China Auto Logistics Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 43.74.

CALI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02   Max: 92.76
Current: 48.25

0.02
92.76

During the past 9 years, China Auto Logistics Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 92.76. The lowest was 0.02. And the median was 36.46.

CALI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 60.21 vs. CALI: 48.25 )

China Auto Logistics Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2015 (0.18) to Mar. 2016 (43.74).


Definition

Days sales outstanding measures of the average number of days that a company takes to collect revenue after a sale has been made. It is a financial ratio that illustrates how well a company's accounts receivables are being managed.

Account receivable can be measured by Days Sales Outstanding.

China Auto Logistics Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=82.476/448.132*365
=67.18

China Auto Logistics Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=65.853/137.391*365 / 4
=43.74

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

For retailers, when we compare Days Sales Outstanding, it is important to compare the same period in the previous years.


Related Terms

Account Receivable, Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

China Auto Logistics Inc Annual Data

Nov07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.0052.140.0216.740.210.0936.4654.9392.7667.18

China Auto Logistics Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 54.430.280.520.32104.550.18111.2546.4865.1843.74
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